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"FOR LEADERS & TEACHERS"
OCTOBER 2003


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  • October 29, 2003
    " If our education had included training to bear unpleasantness and to let the first shock pass until we could think more calmly, many an unbearable situation would become manageable, and many a nervous illness avoided. There is proverb expressing this. It says, trouble is a tunnel thorough which we pass and not a brick wall against which we must break our head."
    Claire Weeks


  • October 29, 2003
    " Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything."
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


  • October 29, 2003
    " There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good; it can destroy bad principles and recreate good ones; it can lift men to angelship."
    Mark Twain


  • October 27, 2003
    " Teacher: Student is a symbiotic relationship in which the teacher must always be willing to learn and the student must always be willing to share."
    Copyright 2003 Barbara E. Olsen (Pennsylvania)


  • October 27, 2003
    " You are searching for the magic key that will unlock the door to the source of power; and yet you have the key in your own hands, and you may make use of it the moment you learn to control your thoughts."
    Napoleon Hill


  • October 27, 2003
    " The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we've already achieved them."
    Denis Waitley


  • October 22, 2003
    " When you make them smile, laugh, think, write, explore, take notes, read, or give them a chance...you have taught them something everlasting."
    Copyright 2003 Wayne Groves


  • October 22, 2003
    " It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question."
    Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes


  • October 22, 2003
    " Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there; make it happen."
    Lee Iacocca


  • October 20, 2003
    " The knowledge, which does not influence conduct, is an empty accomplishment. The conduct which does not influence knowledge is a blind strive."
    Written in 2003 by Chandrashekar A., Age 18 --- NITK, Surathkal, India


  • October 20, 2003
    " Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation."
    John F. Kennedy


  • October 20, 2003
    " The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth.'"
    Dan Rather


  • October 15, 2003
    " The more you learn the more you earn."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by J.H., Age 16 --- Iowa
    A substitute teacher told me this...and I'll never forget it.


  • October 15, 2003
    " If we don't model what we teach, we are teaching something else."
    Author Unknown


  • October 15, 2003
    " If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."
    Confucius


  • October 13, 2003
    " You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives."
    Clay P. Bedford


  • October 13, 2003
    " A word as to the education of the heart. We don't believe that this can be imparted through books; it can only be imparted through the loving touch of the teacher."
    Cesar Chavez


  • October 13, 2003
    " What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches."
    Karl Menninger


  • October 8, 2003
    " I will study and get ready and someday my chance will come."
    Abraham Lincoln


  • October 8, 2003
    " Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a marker or a building."
    A. Bartlett Giamatti


  • October 8, 2003
    " To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully."
    Tyron Edwards


  • October 6, 2003
    " We do not own our knowledge; it is not ours to keep. We must share our gift of knowing with those who seek to know. Learning is a blessing, teaching is a gift, and knowledge is power! Let's empower others."
    Written in 2002 by C. Davis --- Maryland
    I believe in the power of knowledge and being a teacher empowers us with knowledge that we must share everyday of our journey through life.


  • October 6, 2003
    " Education can be defined as working with people, young and old, to prepare them to live in the future. The future may be bright. The future may be gray. But, most importantly we must insure that there will be a future."
    Willard J. Jacobson


  • October 1, 2003
    " In order to be successful you have to be: a dreamer, a hard worker, a goal-directed person, persistent, and responsible. Be one or all of them. And success will be a sure thing."
    Copyright 2003 Eva M. Ramos
    I always write one motivational quotation at the beginning of each of my ESL classes. We comment upon it, students learn new words and learn about life, success, and about never giving up.


  • October 1, 2003
    " Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much are the three pillars of learning."
    Benjamin Disraeli


  • October 1, 2003
    " A good teacher is one who helps you become who you feel yourself to be. A good teacher is also one who says something that you won't understand until 10 years later."
    Julius Lester